Jonathan McRay

The Transfigured Earth: Jubilee and the Transformation of Watersheds

Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you. —Wendell Berry   The World and the Earth On a July evening, I sat in a hotel outside the Damascus Gate of Jerusalem’s Old City. Mahmoud Abu Eid, a Palestinian Muslim and family friend, told his story to a group of American […]

Thomas Bridges

Invisible Children: A Political Theology for Emerging Humanitarians

[Editor’s note: the following is a guest post written by Scott Schomburg, who is an M.Div ’13 candidate at Duke Divinity School, with research interests in political theology and contemporary humanitarianism. A previous version of this was posted here] A new generation of humanitarians is coming-of-age in North America, turned toward an image of Africa in […]